Lobster Dien Bien

Lobster Dien Bien Recipe

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sheila farrah


We have been eating this almost 50 yrs. Usually the day after Thanksgiving since my family still doesn't like Turkey. It came from a resturant in Yorktown, Va. Where many famous people have eaten. Elizabeth Taylor, Winston Churchhill and I can't rember any more, but there where many.


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20 Min
35 Min


  • 2 lb
    fresh lobster meat
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/3 tsp
  • 6 oz
  • 2/3 c
    scallions chopped
  • 1
    diced green pepper
  • 1 1/4 c
    fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 c
    uncle ben's rice
  • 3
    ripe tomatoes
  • 2/3 c
    chicken consomme
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Lobster Dien Bien


  1. Cut lobster into small pieces, then brown 4 ozs. of butter in pan. Partly brown lobster in butter, making sure that butter is hot enough so lobster retains it's juices.
  2. Chop scallions green pepper, and mushrooms, add to Lobster. Simmer 5 minutes. Add rice, stirring continuously, until rice is loose.
  3. Add tomatoes chopped fine, add consomme. Stir once and cover. Simmer about 25 minutes, then remove from heat.
  4. Put remaining 2 oz. of butter in pan and brown evenly, then add tarragon and pepper.
  5. pour over lobster, mix well and serve immediatly.
  6. This recipe can also be used with shrimp or chicken. Instead of lobster.

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About Lobster Dien Bien

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood

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